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BRONX DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

BRONX DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. A. A. Fisher. An 8½-month-old boy has had the present eruption since he was about 5 weeks old. At that time it was noted that the skin of the entire body, including the scalp, was diffusely red and studded with yellowish papules intermingled with dusky-red macules and papules. When seen in May, 1955 (at about 3 months of age), the child was extremely irritable, and all the lesions whealed markedly on friction. The histologic report was "typical urticaria pigmentosa.'' X-ray examination of the bones did not reveal any pathology. The eruption has persisted to date, but the child seems to be less disturbed and the lesions wheal less violently. A physician had prescribed chloral hydrate for sedation. This patient is presented because of the almost universal involvement of the skin and for therapeutic suggestions. Discussion Dr. A. J. Orfuss: In my opinion the clinical appearance http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

BRONX DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 74 (2) – Aug 1, 1956

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1956 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1956.01550080095019
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. A. A. Fisher. An 8½-month-old boy has had the present eruption since he was about 5 weeks old. At that time it was noted that the skin of the entire body, including the scalp, was diffusely red and studded with yellowish papules intermingled with dusky-red macules and papules. When seen in May, 1955 (at about 3 months of age), the child was extremely irritable, and all the lesions whealed markedly on friction. The histologic report was "typical urticaria pigmentosa.'' X-ray examination of the bones did not reveal any pathology. The eruption has persisted to date, but the child seems to be less disturbed and the lesions wheal less violently. A physician had prescribed chloral hydrate for sedation. This patient is presented because of the almost universal involvement of the skin and for therapeutic suggestions. Discussion Dr. A. J. Orfuss: In my opinion the clinical appearance

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A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 1956

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